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A Howling Good Time: Getting Your Dog Ready for Halloween Hijinks

Can you think of a better time than Halloween for your dog to play dead? This year, while you’re planning your Halloween costume, don’t forget to include Fido in your monstrous creativity. Of course, you could always run to a nearby store to pick up the typical superhero or monster costume most dog owners choose

How to Have a Fabulous Home and a Happy Dog

Having a dog and a breathtakingly gorgeous home are usually not two statements that most people pair together. Being a dog owner generally means dog hair everywhere, mud on the floor or even destroyed property at times. While each dog and its needs are different, it is possible to have a beautifully kept home. Here

This Is How Dog Owners Can Help Their Pup Get Fit

Humans aren’t the only ones fighting obesity statistics in America. Statistics suggest that a third of dogs are also obese — approximately a 158-percent increase over the past 11 years. Sedentary lifestyle, health issues, and poor nutrition are among the top reasons for weight issues in pets. Whether your vet indicated that it’s time to

The Mental Health Benefits of Owning a Dog.

According to several measures, mental health in the United States is facing a steep decline, and there is no indication that this trend will reverse itself. The U.S. National Library of Medicine lists several reasons for this alarming downward trend, longer life expectancy and increased academic expectations being among them. More importantly, untreated mental health

Worms In Dogs: Should They Be Of Concern?

If you are a new pet parent, you can be forgiven for not knowing too much about worm infestation in dogs. Even experienced pet owners can sometimes struggle when it comes to this topic, so it is imperative that more awareness is raised regarding this matter. In this blog post, I will do just that.

A Sticky Situation

Playing fetch, chew toys, belly rubs, walks in the park and chewing on sticks… These might be a few of your dog’s favorite things but have you ever truly explored the latter? There’s several reasons why dogs enjoy chewing on sticks but it probably isn’t the safest activity for your four-legged friend. Puppies enjoy chewing

Color Blind Love

With February being the month of love, there is nothing better than sharing and spreading the love. Sadly though certain adoptables are overlooked not because of their breed, size or any factor other than the color of their coat. This phenomenon is known as Black Dog Syndrome; but is it a myth or is there

3 Ways to Break Up with Your Vet

You’re a responsible pet owner: you buy healthy dog food, you clean up after him on walks, you ensured his leash fits properly, and pet-proofed your house to keep him out of harm’s way. You even have a friendly and knowledgeable veterinarian you take him to regularly. However, what if the unexpected happens and your